Brighton and Hove coronavirus rate now among the country’s very lowest

The coronavirus rate in Brighton and Hove is among the very lowest in the country, according to figures published by Public Health England today (Wednesday 25 November). Only 25 out of 315 councils had a lower rate of confirmed cases for every 100,000 people, including...
Posted On 25 Nov 2020 at 10:41 pm

Brighton Centre under consideration for mass vaccination venue

The NHS is in talks with Brighton and Hove City Council to use the Brighton Centre as a venue for a mass vaccination centre. The agenda for next week’s meeting of the council’s Policy and Resources Committee includes an item titled Brighton Centre – Mass...
Posted On 25 Nov 2020 at 10:32 pm

Neighbours urge councillors to act over ‘noisy’ Brighton pub

Relations between neighbours and a pub have broken down over complaints about noise and anti-social behaviour. A Brighton and Hove City Council licensing panel was told that people living near Le Village pub in High Street, Kemp Town, kept noise diaries and wanted shorter opening...

Waking watch for Brighton flats after they fail fire safety checks

EXCLUSIVE: Two blocks owned by a social housing provider in Brighton and Hove have failed fire safety checks in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Last week, Brighton and Hove News reported on how some leaseholders have found themselves “trapped” in flats they cannot...
Posted On 25 Nov 2020 at 4:43 pm

Housing crisis will worsen, warns Brighton charity chief

The housing crisis will get “much, much worse” as the government’s latest white paper was “yet another missed opportunity”, according to the boss of a Brighton charity. Brighton Housing Trust (BHT) chief executive Andy Winter said: “Until we invest in the building of homes with...
Posted On 25 Nov 2020 at 12:53 pm